Home Depot Systems Engineer - Client Systems Engineering in Austin, Texas

POSITION PURPOSE The Systems Engineer develops, maintains, and supports The Home Depot's technical infrastructure that includes network, hardware, database, and system software components. The Systems Engineer works in close partnership with more senior Systems Engineering resources on the team. MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 10% - Planning & Analysis: Uses critical thinking to approach problems and create solutions Collaborates with senior leaders on assignments 30% - Delivery & Execution: Performs configuration, debugging, and support for infrastructure, network, database, and security solutions Performs field and corporate roll-outs of technology Executes basic project planning and reporting Stands up the necessary system software, hardware, and equipment (physical or virtual) to meet changing infrastructure needs 50% - Support & Enablement: Collaborates with product and project teams to understand needs and enable them with infrastructure Leverages tooling and custom applications to monitor the operational status of applications, infrastructure, networks, databases, and security; optimizes and tunes performance as appropriate Performs root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions Maintains, upgrades, and supports existing systems and infrastructure to ensure operational stability Opens and manages vendor problem tickets to resolution Produces in-house documentation around solutions Monitors tools and proactively helps teams struggling with systems issues Provides application support for software running in production Supports the creation of scripts and tools that that drive automation and enable product teams and end users to move towards self service 10% - Learning: Keeps abreast of innovations and industry trends as well as changes to internal systems and determines how they impact tools, training, and support necessary to keep systems up, running, and secure Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern systems engineering core practices (communities of practice) Proactively views articles, tutorials, and videos to learn about new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations NATURE AND SCOPE Typically reports to the Systems Engineer Manager or Sr. Manager. ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time. Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Additional Minimum Qualifications: Must be legally permitted to work in the United States Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED. Years of Relevant Work Experience: 0 years Physical Requirements: Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Additional Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: Interest in working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern engineering team Experience with operating system commands and utilities as well as PowerShell scripting Experience with SQL databases, specifically Transact SQL queriesExperience with Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) and Group Policy Objects (GPO)Experience with basic infrastructure, network, database, or security troubleshooting and remediation Experience monitoring the operational status and performance of systems, networks, or databases Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances Global Perspective: Taking a broad view when approaching issues; using a global lens Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder Self-Development: Actively seeing new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations